Resume

Charles A. O’Hay

Philadelphia, PA

(215) 380-2502

E-mail: charles.ohay@gmail.com

http://www.charlesohay.com

 

EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania, B.A. in English, 1984.

 

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Advertising Copywriter

June 2002 to Present

Wrote sales-oriented advertising copy for print media serving a range of clients including Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Chelsea House Publishers.

Advertising Copywriter/Office Manager

Gravity Design, Philadelphia, PA

July 1998 to June 2002

Wrote sales-oriented advertising copy for print media serving a range of clients including Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Rittenhouse Book Distributors, MedCases, and Adis International.  Also maintained office logs, ordered supplies, and managed invoicing.

 

Advertising Copywriter

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA

January 1994 to June 1998

Wrote sales-oriented advertising copy for direct-mail brochures, ads, and postcards promoting medical and nursing texts, journals, CD-ROMs, and online products. Responsibilities included work with authors and designers.

 

Freelance Medical Editor & Proofreader

September 1992 to January 1994

Handled freelance editing and proofreading of medical books and journal             articles.  Some indexing.  Clients included the American College of Physicians, Current Science, Steege-Thompson Advertising, and P.M. Gordon Associates.

 

Medical Editor & Proofreader

American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA

September 1989 to September 1992

Responsible for editing, proofreading, and indexing of journal articles for the biweekly clinical journal Annals of Internal Medicine, and the tabloid newspaper The ACP Observer.

 

SKILLS

Excellent language and grammar skills

Knowledge of editor’s and proofreader’s marks

Extensive Mac and PC word-processing

Some Adobe Photoshop experience

 

Samples and References Available on Request.

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